Careers

If you are looking for a career in hospitality then you have come to the right place. Become part of the team at the Ring O' Bells, Wookey where you will be provided with training and valuable experience to establish your career and become involved in the hospitality sector.

Current Vacancies

At the Ring O' Bells, we pride ourselves on producing fresh food to a high standard. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and passionate people who are able to work under their own initiative, have customer skills, basic computer knowledge and also a sense of humour.  Experience within these roles is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Sous Chef

We are looking for a Sous Chef who has cooking experience within the hospitality sector. The ideal candidate will work alongside head chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking. Provides meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes.

 Responsibilities

  • Leads kitchen team in chef's absence

  • Provides guidance to junior kitchen staff members, including, but not limited, to line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating

  • Oversees and organises kitchen stock and ingredients

  • Ensures a first-in, first-out food rotation system and verifies all food products are properly dated and organised for quality assurance

  • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours

  • Hires and trains new kitchen employees to restaurant and kitchen standards

  • Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns

  • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards

  • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities

  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed

  • Assists head chef with menu creation

  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing.

To find out more information please call: 01749 678079 or

Kitchen Porter

We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to clean our kitchen and support our cooking staff. This is an entry-level job but if you’re good at it, you’ll be invaluable in making sure our kitchen is always sanitised and tidy.

Kitchen Porter responsibilities include washing pots and pans, keeping floors clean, sanitizing food preparation areas and occasionally helping with food prep work. If you think you’ll enjoy the buzz of a busy kitchen, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll help our kitchen adhere to health standards and service customers faster.

Responsibilities

  • Keep all kitchen work surfaces (counters, sinks, stoves, walls) clean and sanitised

  • Sweep and mop floors at the beginning and ending of shifts

  • Be ready to clean up spills to avoid hindering operations

  • Wash cookware, utensils and cutlery fast to keep them in rotation

  • Arrange equipment and ingredient deliveries

  • Keep the food and supply storage areas organised

  • Take out the garbage

  • Help with routine food prep tasks (such as peeling and chopping vegetables) when needed

To find out more information please call: 01749 678079 or

Front of House

We are looking for trusty, well-presented front of house staff to supplement our existing team. Contingent on their placement, front of house staff may be responsible for receiving guests, escorting them to their tables, and conveying their requests to kitchen staff. You should also provide customers with a check upon completion of their meal.

To be successful as front of house staff, you should be outgoing, personable, and adept at stress management. Remarkable front of house staff will provide diners with suggestions for nearby entertainment.

Responsibilities

  • Receiving and confirming walk-in, telephone, and online reservations.

  • Directing early arrivals to the bar as they wait for their tables to become available.

  • Ushering diners to their tables and providing them with menus.

  • Accepting and informing the relevant staff about food and beverage requests.

  • Mixing and pouring beverages, as needed.

  • Transporting food orders from the kitchen to each pertinent table.

  • Clearing glassware, silverware, and crockery from each table once guests have completed their meals, or upon request.

  • Providing guests with their checks after the meal sitting.

  • Clearing and reporting breakages by diners.

To find out more information please call: 01749 678079 or